How do men contract gardnerella?

Answer Gardnerella is a fairly common infection for women, but many sources say men can contract it as well. Is this true, and if so, how does it happen?DefinitionGardnerella, more commonly known as bacte... Read More »

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What is gardnerella?

Gardnerella is a type of bacterial vaginosis, which is the most common type of vaginal infection--more common, even, than yeast infections. It's generally a mild infection, caused by a bacterial i... Read More »

What are the causes of gardnerella?

Gardnerella is another term for bacterial vaginosis, an imbalance of good and bad bacteria found naturally in the vagina. Although the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that the un... Read More »

How do I test for Gardnerella?

Gardnerella is a form of vaginitis, which is a bacterial infection of the vagina. Vaginitis can be caused by several types of micro-organisms, including Mobiluncus, Bacteroides, Mycoplasma and Gard... Read More »

What are the causes of Gardnerella infection?

Gardnerella vaginalis and Gardnerella mobiluncus are two bacteria linked to the vaginal infection called bacterial vaginosis. The causes of this condition are not fully understood, but appear relat... Read More »